Delma molleri

Delma molleri
Delma molleri
Temporal range: Late Triassic - Recent, 220–0 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Superclass: Tetrapoda
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Diapsida
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia*
Lütken, 1863
Genus: Delma

Pygopodidae, Sauria (lizards)

Map showing the location of South Australia.
Range of Delma molleri in Australia.

Delma molleri (commonly known as Gulfs Delma, and also known as the Olive Legless Lizard and Patternless Delma) is a small, the snout-vent length of the largest specimen measured 111 mm (4.4 in), limbless lizard found in southern South Australia around the Adelaide Hills,[1][2] and pretty common in Adelaide suburbs.[3] Delma molleri has been recorded from a variety of habitats ranging from grassland to woodland beneath rocks, timber and rubbish.[4][5][6][2][7][8]

The nucleotide (DNA/RNA) and protein sequences of Delma molleri have been sourced through the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) and Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) databases. The identification of the species Delma molleri as an Australian dwelling organism has been achieved by accessing the Australian Plant Census (APC) and the Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) through the Atlas of Living Australia.[9]


  1. ^ Reptile Database.
  2. ^ a b Shea 1991, pp. 71–90.
  3. ^ Watharow 2011, p. 103.
  4. ^ Cogger 2000, p. 290.
  5. ^ Lütken 1863, pp. 292–311.
  6. ^ Kluge 1976, pp. 1–72.
  7. ^ Hoser 1989, p. 79.
  8. ^ Museum Victoria.
  9. ^ Research Data AU.


Journals and magazines
  • Kluge, Arnold (1976). "Phylogenetic Relationships in the Lizard Family Pygopodidae: An Evaluation of Theory, Methods and Data Miscellaneous Publications". Museum of Zoology Journal (University of Michigan) (152): 1–72. 
  • Shea, G. M. (1991). "Revisionary Notes on the Genus Delma (Squamata: Pygopodidae) in South Australia and the Northern Territory". Records of the South Australian Museum (Australian Museum) (25): 71–90. 

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